Festival Place is the place to be for families this Easter, with two days of delicious free food and entertainment planned on Good Friday and Easter Saturday.
From 11am – 3pm on both days there will lots of deliciously indulgent free food and drink from the shopping centre’s big brand restaurants and cafés including Wagamama, Giraffe, GBK and more. All to be enjoyed to the sounds of a lively mariachi band!
TV chef, Jean-Christophe Novelli, will be attending the event, taking to the stage between 12pm and 2pm each day to teach everyone how to cook quick and easy French classics through his interactive cooking demonstrations. Avid fans will also get the opportunity to have their books signed by the celebrity chef himself!
Those with a sweet tooth will be able to sample tasty treats from the likes of Costa and Thorntons whilst budding bakers are invited to put their creative cupcake skills to the test in the Great Festival Bake Off.
The competition is open to adults and children with two age categories; 11 and under and 12 and overs.
The entries will be judged in the management suite at Festival Place between 9am and 10am on Saturday 4th April and will be assessed on the most interesting combination of flavours and most beautiful decoration, with fifty percent of marks awarded for appeal, twenty five per cent for creativity and twenty five percent for appearance.
Finalists in both categories will be displayed on the Great Festival Bake Off stand outside Debenhams on the Upper Atrium and the prizes will be announced and awarded by TV Chef Jean-Christophe Novelli at 2pm on the same day.
As well as the main prizes, everybody in the 11 and under category will receive a medal for entering.
For full information on how to enter and for full terms and conditions visit www.festivalplace.co.uk/eatstreet.
There will also be other fantastic prizes up for grabs by engaging on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using #EATSTREET.
With the opportunity to also find out more about how to receive special offers and discounts by signing up to Festival Place’s loyalty scheme, Festival Rewards, the event will have something for everyone and is a must for the diary this Easter bank holiday weekend.
Commenting on the event, Marketing Manager at Festival Place, Sarah Murphy, said: “This is the third year that we have held our Eat Street event and we are delighted that Jean-Christophe Novelli is going to be joining us.
We look forward to welcoming both local shoppers and those from further afield and showcasing some of the fabulous food available from our big brand restaurants and cafés.”
To keep up to date with all the latest news about the Eat Street event and other Festival Place news visit www.festivalplace.co.uk/eatstreet or find them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.